Reasoning MCQ Question and Answers Part – 4 By studybizz

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1. From the given alternatives select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.







Explanation: ALERT can not be formed as there is no ‘R’ in the word LEGALIZATION. Hence, (A) is the correct choice.

2. Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it?







Explanation: The sequence BBCCA is repeated B B C C A/B B C C A/B B C C A/B B C C A

3) A family consisted of a man, his wife, his three sons, their wives and three children in each son's family. How many members are there in the family?

a) 12

b) 13

c) 15

d) 17

d) 17

Explanation: A man + his wife = 1 + 1 = 2 His three sons + their wives = 3 + 3 = 6 Three children in each one’s family = 3 × 3 = 9 Total members = 2 + 6 + 9 = 17

4. If the 5th date of a month is Tuesday, what date will be 3 days after the 3rd Friday in the month?

a) 17

b) 22

c) 19

d) 18

d) 18

Explanation: 5th date of a month is Tuesday Friday will be on = 5 + 3 = 8th of a month 1st Friday is on 1st of a month 2nd Friday is on 8th of a month 3rd Friday will be on 15th of a month 3 days after 15th = 15 + 3 = 18

5. 12 year old Rahul is three times as old as his brother Raras. How old will Rahul be when be is twice as old as Paras?

a) 14 years

b) 20 years

c) 16 years

d) 18 years

c) 16 years

Explanation: Rahul’s present age = 12 yrs, Paras present age = 4 yrs Let Rahul be twice as old as Paras after x yrs from now. Then, 12 + x = 2 (4 + x) = 12 + x = 8 + 2 x ? x = 4 Hence, Rahul’s required age = 12 + x 16 yrs

6. In a certain code ‘na pa ka so’ means ‘birds fly very high’, ‘ri so la pa’ means ‘birds are very beautiful’ and ‘ti me ka bo’ means ‘the parrots could fly’. Which of the following is the code for ‘high’ in that language ?

a) na

b) ka

c) bo

d) so

a) na

Explanation: na pa ka so ? birds fly very high ri so la pa ? birds are very beautiful ti me ka bo ? the parrots could fly Thus high is coded as na.

7. If the digits in the number 86435192 are arranged in ascending order, what will be the difference between the digits which are second from the right and fourth from the left in the new arrangement ?

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

d) Four

Explanation: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Difference = 8 – 4 = 4

8. Seema’s younger brother Sohan is older than Seeta. Sweta is younger than Deepti but elder than Seema. Who is the eldest?

a) Seeta

b) Deepti

c) Seema

d) Sweta


Explanation: Seema > Sohan > Seeta ...(i) Deepti > Sweta > Seema ...(ii) Combining (i) and (ii) we get Deepti > Sweta > Seema > Sohan > Seeta

9. Pointing at a photo, Dinesh said, "His father is only son of my mother." The photo belongs to- :

A. Dinesh
B. Dinesh's brother
C. Dinesh's father
D. Dinesh's son

D. Dinesh's son

Explanation: Since, the only son of the mother of Dinesh, is Dinesh, therefore, the photo belongs to Dinesh's son.

10. If a represents ÷, ‘b’ represents +, ‘c’ represents – and ‘d’ represents x then 24a 6d 4b 9c 8 = ?

a) 6

b) 17

c) 20

d) 19

b) 17

Explanation: 24 ÷ 6 × 4 + 9 – 8 4 × 4 + 9 – 8 16 + 9 – 8 25 –8 =17

11. Mani is double the age of Prabhu. Ramona is half the age of Prabhu. If Mani is sixty, find out the age of Ramona.

a) 20

b) 15

c) 10

d) 24

b) 15

Explanation: Mani’s Age = 60 years Prabhu’s Age = 60/2 = 30 years Romana’s Age = 30/2 = 15 years

12. How many such pairs of letters are there in word ENGLISH, each of which has as many letters between its two letters as there are between them in the English alphabets ?

a) None

b) One

c) Two

d) More than three

d) More than three

Explanation: EI, EG, GI and NL. DIRECTIONS

(Qs. 13-15) : Read the following information carefully and answer the questions, which follow :

‘A - B’ means ‘A is father of B’.

‘A + B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’.

‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is son of B’.

‘A × B’ means ‘A is wife of B’.

13. How is P related to T in the expression ‘P + S – T’ ?

a) Sister

b) Wife

c) Son

d) Daughter

a) Sister

Explanation: P + S P is daughter of S. S – T S is father of T. Therefore, P is sister of T.

14. In the expression ‘P × Q – T’ how is T related to P ?

a) Daughter

b) Sister

c) Mother

d) Can’t be determined

d) Can’t be determined

Explanation: P × Q P is wife of Q. Q – T Q is father of T. T is child of P and Q. The gender of T is not known. T is either son or daughter of P.

15. Which of the following means T is wife of P ?

a) P × S ÷ T

b) P ÷ S × T

c) P – S ÷ T

d) None of these

d) None of these

Explanation:P × S P is wife of S. S ÷ T ? S is son of T. T is either father-in-law or mother-inlaw of P. P ÷ S P is son of S. S × T S is daughter of T Therefore, T is father of P. P – S P is father of T. P + T P is daughter of T T ÷ S T is son of S. Therefore, T is father of P.

16. If ‘Apple’ is called ‘Orange’, ‘Orange’ is called ‘Peach’, ‘Peach’ is called ‘Patato’, ‘Potato’ is called ‘Banana’, ‘Banana’ is called ‘Papaya’ and ‘Papaya’ is called ‘Guava’, which of the following grows underground?

a) Potato

b) Guava

c) Apple

d) Banana

d) Banana

Explanation: Since ‘Potato’ is called Banana. Thus, ‘Banana’ grows underground.

17. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a) Stem

b) Tree

c) Root

d) Branch

b) Tree

Explanation: Others related to ‘parts of tree’.

18) If in a certain language LATE is coded as 8 & 4 $ and HIRE is coded as 7*3$ then how will HAIL be coded in the same language ?

a) 7 & 8*

b) &7*8

c) 7*& 8

d) 7&*8

d) 7&*8

Explanation: As L 8 and H 7 A & I * T 4 R 3 E milarly, H 7 A & I * L 8

19. A and B are brothers. C and D are sisters. A's son is D's brother. How is B related to C ?

A. Father

B. Brother

C. Uncle

D. Grandfather

C. Uncle

Explanation: C and D are the daughters of A and B is the uncle of C

20. A is son of C while C and Q are the sisters to one another. Z is the mother of Q. If P is the son of Z, Which one of the following statements is correct?

A. Qis the grandfather of A

B. P is the maternal uncle of A

C. P is the cousin of A

D. Z is the brother of C

B. P is the maternal uncle of A

Explanation: Since, C and Q are sisters to one another and A is the son of C. Hence, C is the mother of A, therefore, Z is maternal grandmother of A. As P is the son of Z. Hence, P is the maternal uncle of A

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